Pedestrian vs. Vehicle
LAKELAND, FL (June 8, 2016)
LOCATION 400 W Alamo
Lakeland Police responded to a traffic crash involving a pedestrian at approximately 4:00 pm. Driver, Maikol Herrera-Rodriguez (Age 21 of 4645 Dimbath Road, Lakeland) was driving a Ford pick-up and was stopped at the stop sign in the northbound lane on Old Hwy 37 at Alamo. Pedestrian, Bessy Troutman (Age 66 of 633 W Remington Road, Lakeland) was walking southbound in the west crosswalk at this intersection. Herrera-Rodriguez made a left turn into the west crosswalk and struck Ms. Troutman.
Ms. Troutman was transported to Lakeland Regional Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Herrera-Rodriguez was issued a citation for failure to yield the roadway to a pedestrian and released at the scene.
Media inquiries should be directed to 863.860.4178.